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Broadway Hall colt tops Dutch yearling sale

06:12 PM 05 Oct 2011 NZDT
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Downtown Fortuna, a Dutch colt sired by Broadway Hall and out of Saratoga Yankee (she by Yankee Glide), fetched the highest price of $93,000 at the 2 Companion Sale held in The Netherlands.

Saratoga Yankee has earlier brought Broadway Fortuna (by Conway Hall), who is one of the best 3-year-old trotters in The Netherlands. He was second in the Derby,has a mark of 1:59.2 and earnings of $51,000.

The second highest price was $55,000, which was paid for Davy Boko,a colt by the Swedish sire From Above and out of Staro Almighty (she by Yankee Glide).

A winning bid of $39,500 was the third highest price and was paid for a French yearling, A Miracle, sired by Joker de Rozoy and out of New Creation (she by Extreme Dream).

A total of 71 yearlings bred in either The Netherlands, Germany, Sweden or France went through the ring and were sold for an average price of $11,000.

The 2 Companion Sale is arranged by trainer Arnold Mollema and John F. Bootsman of Boko Stables.

by Karsten Bonsdorf, USTA web newsroom correspondent

Courtesy of the US Trotting Association's Web Newsroom


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